In this article, we take a look at the activities that took place last week in different art fields such as  theater, architecture, cinema, culture and literature, visual arts, fashion, and music.


-Two Iranian animations "Lopeto" and "Let's Make Peace" are scheduled to be screened at Ahmedabad International Children Film Festival.

-Iranian short film ''Adjustment'' directed by Mehrdad Hassani has been selected as the best movie at the Barcelona Human Rights Film Festival.

-Six Iranian movies will be screened in various categories of the International Film Festival Rotterdam as the organizer has recently unveiled the lineup for the 2023 edition of the event.

-A documentary portraying the repercussions of ISIS sexual violence against Yazidi women and girls in Iraq has been selected as best film at the 16th Cinéma Vérité festival, Iran’s major international festival of documentary films.

-The Iranian movies ''World War III'' and ''See You Friday, Robinson'' will be screened at the 4th Hainan Island International Film Festival.

-Seven Iranian movies are competing in the 20th edition of the Chennai International Film Festival that opened on Thursday in the eastern Indian city of Chennai.

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Visual Arts

-Rare photographs of Iranian children taken in the early 19th century in Tehran are on display in an exhibition celebrating 180 years of Iranian photographic history. Axkhaneh Shahr, Iran's photo museum, is organizing the exhibit entitled ''Yesterday's Children''.



-Vocalist Abdolhossein Mokhtabad, composer Arman Manshaei and the Khajenuri Band have been honored at the Global Music Awards, a well-known American international music competition which celebrates independent musicians. 



-The romantic story of Sassanid king Bahram from the Haft Peykar has been adapted for performance on stage at Tehran’s Chaharsu Theater.

-“Describe the Night” by American playwright Rajiv Joseph has been published in Persian by Ney.Originally published in 2017 by Oberon Books, the play was translated by Mehrnaz Piltan. 

-Sina Safavifar’s Laro went on stage in Nofel Loshato Theater.


Culture and Literature

-Mozambican writer Mia Couto’s book “Under the Frangipani” has been published in Persian by Ofoq.Originally published in 1996, the book has been translated by Mehdi Qabrai.

-“Cassese’s International Criminal Law” by Antonio Cassese and Paola Gaeta has been published in Persian by Now. Hossein Piran is the translator of the book whose third edition was published by Oxford University Press in 2013.



-U.S.-based Iranian architect Iraj Etesam, who designed numerous buildings across the world, has passed away in his home in San Jose. He was 92.

-Five designs by Iranian architects have garnered awards at the Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) ceremony.

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By Dorsa Bakhshandegi